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Stocks sink as omicron, rate worries rattle Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street's losses deepened today after the head of the Federal Reserve said it will consider shutting off its support for financial markets sooner than expected. The S&P 500 fell 1.9 percent. It was already down in the morning amid worries that the omicron variant would ...

Authorities: Student kills 3, wounds 6 at Michigan school

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old sophomore opened fire at his Michigan high school today, killing three students and wounding six other people, including a teacher, authorities said. Oakland County Undersheriff Mike McCabe said at a news conference that he didn't know what the ...

Black artist Josephine Baker honored at France’s Pantheon

PARIS (AP) — Josephine Baker — the U.S.-born entertainer, anti-Nazi spy and civil rights activist — was inducted into France's Pantheon today, becoming the first black woman to receive the nation's highest honor. Baker's voice resonated through streets of Paris' famed Left Bank as ...

Ohio court to hear NASCAR challenge of tax on broadcasts

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in a case involving the state's attempt to tax NASCAR for broadcasting its races in Ohio. At issue before the court is whether the state tax commissioner properly subjected those broadcasts to Ohio's commercial activities ...

Appeals court weighs Trump arguments to withhold records

WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of judges today questioned whether they had the authority to grant former President Donald Trump's demands and stop the White House from allowing the release of documents related to the Jan. 6 insurrection led by Trump's supporters. But the judges also noted that ...

Youngstown man sentenced in crash that injured officer

WARREN -- A Youngstown man received a total sentence of 42 months in prison Monday in connection to a chase and subsequent crash May 25, 2021, involving a Hubbard city police cruiser, in which an officer suffered a broken knee cap. Charles Pickard, 21, of Bassett Lane, was given consecutive ...